Mo Salah’s comments to Sky on Liverpool move may be of interest to Chelsea fans
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah said Air sports that he wanted to move to Anfield from the time he was at Chelsea.
What is the story?
Salah moved to Chelsea in 2014, but he was only able to make a handful of Premier League appearances for the Blues.
The forward has struggled under Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
The Egyptian had loan spells at Fiorentina and AS Roma before moving to the latter for good in 2016.
Liverpool signed the striker from Roma in 2017.
Since then, the 29-year-old has scored more than 100 Premier League goals for Liverpool, won the Championship and Champions League with the Reds, and became one of the best players in the world.
What Mo Salah Said
Salah said Air sports in a long interview: “I think when I was at Chelsea I came here and Liverpool were fighting for the title, and the atmosphere was amazing. And I said, ‘Wow, I want to play here someday.’
“That’s why when I was in Rome and there were discussions between the clubs I said I would like to play there, the atmosphere is amazing and I wanted to come back to England to prove that people were wrong, I didn’t have my chance there with Chelsea, and I wanted to come back.
“In addition, when I was young, I played with Liverpool on PlayStation! So there was emotion between me and the club.
Salah was clearly impressed with the atmosphere at Anfield when he first played there for Chelsea.
To be fair to the Egyptian, all players are.
Anfield is one of the most iconic stadiums in the world, and the atmosphere is electric.
It’s quite interesting that Salah wanted to join Liverpool even when he was at Chelsea.
We know the 29-year-old couldn’t have chances at Chelsea, but what if he succeeds at Stamford Bridge?
What if Salah had won Premier League and Champions League titles and the Golden Boot at Chelsea?
What if the striker had established himself as a key figure for Chelsea?
Would Salah always have wanted to move to Liverpool?
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